If you’re looking for a great summer job or a challenging career that's in demand, the American Red Cross Lifeguarding program is the best place to start. Lifeguarding lets you work as part of a team to help people safely enjoy the water. You could even save a life! Learning is fun and easy. Through videos, group discussion and hands-on practice, you'll learn rescue skills for use in the water and on land, first aid and professional rescuer CPR/AED training to help you prepare for an emergency, professional lifeguard responsibilities and surveillance skills to help you recognize and prevent injuries. Age 15+. Limited to 15 registrants. Prerequisites: 1. Swim a 300 without stopping using both freestyle and breaststroke. 2. Swim the length of pool, retrieve a 10lb. brick from the bottom of the pool and hold the brick with both hands, and kick on back to starting end of pool in 1:40. 3. No hand tread for two minutes.
603.903 Cost: $200 M/$225 G Jul. 22-26
Monday-Friday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. (Water test on Monday, 8-9 a.m.)